Promoters Kelsey Kaufmann and Sean Heiser created Riverwest Fest, a two-day “punk crawl” across Riverwest, in 2010 as a fundraiser to save the all-ages basement music venue, The Eagle’s Nest. In that respect it didn’t
Put “The” in front of “Milwaukee Art Scene” and it takes on a new glow, but what (and where) is this golden place?
In the 1980s, was it in Walker’s Point, along with Art Muscle magazine and the new Walker’s Point
This week's issue of the Shepherd features my annual Essential Milwaukee Albums list, and if you've paid even a little bit of attention to the local music scene, there's a good chance you'll recognize some (or perhaps even most) of the names on it. It's a common complaint about local music coverage, in both the Shepherd and in other outlets, that the same handful of artists bogart most of the cove...
In a world overrun with forgettable pizza, few are more forgettable than the frozen pizzas commonly available at kitchen-less bars. Nobody seeks out these pizzas for their quality. With their tasteless, pre-made crusts and
Bay View, Riverwest, the East Side—these Milwaukee neighborhoods also have another thing in common besides geographical location—they all have Lakefront Brewery beers named after them. In addition to Bay View Brown
Sadly, Green Gallery West didn’t survive the July fire that engulfed a
building on Riverwest’s Center Street. Fortunately, however, artist and owner
John Riepenhoff quietly perseveres at Green
As the Dominion Gallery in Riverwest approaches its first anniversary,
it introduces a new artist to its regular roster with the current exhibition
“The Carol Show,” featuring pastel
drawings by Carol Curley...
Peter and Maria Scardina recently opened Scardina Specialties (822 E.
Chambers St.), a small deli in Riverwest. It is located in the building that
was the original home of the Lakefront Brewery. Display cases are filled with a
selection of homemade sausages and spiedini made with a variety...
Ed Wahhab, a successful graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, ultimately found the restaurant business preferable to nuclear engineering. In 2007, he opened Sababa, a casual café that mainly catered to...